Water Fun Facts
original reason for building many community water
systems wasn't to deliver safe drinking water --- it
was to fight fires!
total water use in a typical single-family home is
101 gallons per person, per day.
a healthy amount of water every day will help process foods and
counteract hunger attacks.
measure of a successful society - low mortality rates, economic
diversity, productivity, and public safe - is in some way related to
access of safe water.
a World where an estimated 3 Million People
die every year from preventable waterborne disease, our water system
allows us to drink from virtually any public tap with a high
assurance of safety.
well-maintained water system is critical in protecting our community
from the ever present threat of FIRE. A system that provides
reliable water at an adequate pressure can be the difference between
a small fire and an urban inferno.
is the original health drink. It contains no fats, no
calories, and no cholesterol.
An 8-oz glass of water can be refilled
approximately 15,000 times for the same price as a 6 pack of soda
In just 16 Hours, US water utilities
produce as much potable water as the oil industry produces in oil in
well-maintained water system allows firefighters to do their heroic
work. Our ability to suppress fire also influences a
community's ability to build homes and protect businesses, and
maintain reasonable insurance rates.
show that Bottled Water is no purer than Tap Water, yet bottled
Water costs about 1,900% more.
water bills pay for a lot more than simply water. You get
sophisticated water treatment, frequent testing and a vast
underground infrastructure that delivers safe, plentiful water right
to your tap.